50th anniversary

by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor What started as a hobby as a youngster resulted in a full-time vocation and eventually a Pulitzer Prize for world-renowned photographer Robert H. “Bob” Jackson, now of Manitou Springs, Colo. Jackson, 79, is the former Dallas Times Herald news photographer who fired a shot with his Nikon S3 Rangefinder [...]

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At a glance: The what: The 50th Committee (President John F. Kennedy Commemorative Foundation), consisting of 25 local civic leaders, in cooperation with the city of Dallas, will hold an observance to celebrate the remarkable life, legacy and leadership of John F. Kennedy. “The 50th: Honoring the Memory of President John F. Kennedy” will commemorate [...]

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by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor The assassination of a United States president is something that transcends generations. There were adults and impressionable children who never have forgotten where they were and what they were doing on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. I recall very vividly leaving my college classroom in Austin, Minn., after taking an [...]

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by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963, when the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated? On that date, 50 years ago, many recall where they were and what they were doing. The date and time of 12:30 CST is engraved in the memory banks [...]

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